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Course Descriptions

Course descriptions include the course abbreviation and number as they appear on the official transcript. In addition, a brief description of the academic content is provided. Course descriptions do not include the instructor's name, course syllabus, or textbook title. (A course syllabus is provided to students by the course instructor either written or online.)

Current and historical course descriptions are publicly available at no charge from the online. For questions regarding specific courses, contact the department offering the course.

For course description prior to Fall 2016 semester, please visit this Course Description Search.

For course description Fall 2016 to present, please visit this Course description Search.